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Sep 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. tonight we'll see the keynote, and then hear from first lady michelle obama. and with that ahead of us, let's go to our political team here in charlotte. four white house correspondents, current and former, beginning with our chief white house correspondent, chuck todd down on the floor of the north carolina delegation. chuck, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. if the republican convention was all about trying to present mitt romney's softer side, the democratic convention has a different goal for the president. shoring up key parts of his voting coalition. tonight the target, hispanics and women. as workers inside the hall put finishing touches on the convention stage, democrats prepare to appeal to two key constituencies, women and hispanics, that favor the president but lack the enthusiasm they had for him four years ago. leading the charge on women, michelle obama. >> are you ready for this? >> reporter: in all, five of the prime time speakers tonight at the convention are women. charged with delivering tonight's official keynote address, julian castro, the 37-year-old
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
for the democrats as their convention gets under way in charlotte, north carolina. first lady michelle obama is speaking tonight along with the governor of maryland, martin o'malley, and san antonio mayor castro, the first latino to give a keynote address and he's filling that same spot if you recall that president obama had back in 2004. they expect big things from this man. president obama arriving tomorrow and he will formally accept his party's nomination for president on thursday. >> a california democrat apologizing for comments he made comparing the republican's strategy to that of a famous nazi propagandist. john burton told the radio reporter in charlotte, quote, they lie and they don't care if people think they lie as long as you lie, joseph goebbels lie you keep repeating it. republicans immediately called for an apology. burton known to be outspoken issued a statement pointing out he never used the word nazi but also said he humbly apologizes to any one offended. >> starting today drivers who thought they had a free parking pass may want to think twice about using it. police in o
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
,000. reporting live in berkeley, christie smith, "today in the bay." >> 5:04. first lady michelle obama one of the speakers tonight to the opening night of the democratic national convention. she will meet with various delegations over the course of the week. president obama there to accept his party's nomination thursday, coming up we'll go live to charlotte for a look at the other speakers slated to take the big stage. >> 5:04. fire crews in southern california trying to gain control of a wild fire. firefighters say the fire has grown to 4100 acres and less than 5% contained. the fire started sunday chasing away hundreds of park visitors. crews will be back out fighting the fire on the ground and in the air. >> 5:05. looks like a beautiful day outside following the holiday. christina loren is here to tell us what's happening on tuesday. good morning. >> good morning. you know what's nice? an abbreviated work week for many. four-day work week and the weather is going to cooperate, feeling like summer as our summer days are numbered at this point. that's right. pull out those dresses you wa
NBC
Sep 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
motors is alive! >> in charlotte, michelle obama checked out the convention hall where she speaks tomorrow night. outside democrats gathered and debated what barack obama ought to emphasize. >> bin laden and all of this, as far as health care, trying to change it. he stepped in a mess. it wasn't him that created it. >> i think he needs to shoot holes in what romney is going around mouthing off about. >> mitt romney's runningmate, paul ryan came to north carolina, claiming the president cannot run on his record. >> he can't tell you that you're belter off, simply put, the jimmy carter years look like the good old days compared to where we are right now. >> romney took the day off, boating at his home in new hampshire. a new gallop poll find romney got no boost from voters from his convention. like the republicans, the democrats are running a three-day convention, not four. like last week this one will climax on thursday night in primetime, jessica. with president obama's acceptance speech. >> steve, at the last convention before he, he became president, before he be came president,
NBC
Sep 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
messenger michelle obama checked out the arena this afternoon in advance of her speech tomorrow night. other key speakers include san antonio's mayor castro, massachusetts candidate elizabeth warren and former president bill clinton. all have their remarks aimed at key democratic constituencies. >> the obama campaign got another convention headache earlier this morning when the chairman of the california democratic party publicly compared paul ryan to nazi propagandaist joseph goebbels. the romney campaign took offense and called for a full repudiation of the remarks. the obama campaign did repudiate the remarks but did not call on mr. burton the chairman of the california party to resign. kate? >> chuck todd in north carolina tonight. >>> president obama spent this holiday on the campaign trail with a stop in a key swing state today before moving on to see flood damage in louisiana. kristen welker is traveling with the president and joins us from new orleans. good evening, kristen. >> reporter: good evening, kate. we are in new orleans where president obama took a detour from the campaign t
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
time here getting used to it. >> reporter: the focus tonight will be on first lady michelle obama. democrats hope her popularity will draw on the fence voters. >> she'll tell the story of what he's done for this country and how she's been with him and seen him take these swift actions to help restore economic security. >> reporter: vice president biden arrives today. the president campaigning in norfolk today arrives wednesday. also today, delegates will show the party's platform, abortion rights, same-sex marriage, and extending tax breaks only for the middle class. tracie potts, nbc news, charlotte, north carolina. >> thank you, tracie. >>> coming up, yes, you do pay more for them, but the question is are they really better for you? we'll have the results of a new stanford study on the benefits of organic foods. you may want to change your shopping habits after this. >> reporter: bob redell live in the south bay. fresh from london. a couple of the men, u.s. gymnastics members of the team. we'll tell you what brings them here to san jose. that story coming up. >>> apple sets the
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
with the prime time speech from first lady michelle obama. we're here live. >>> republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan joins us to talk about where he thinks the presidential race is headed and chris sichl that he played fast and loose with the truth. >>> out and about. the prince makes his first public appearance since those naked las vegas pictures surfaced and poked fun at himself. but it was a cheeky 6-year-old who nearly stole the show. >>> the gentle giant, michael clarke duncan, oscar nominated star of "the green mile" died after a heart attack. tributes are pouring in from some of hollywood's biggest names today, tuesday, some of hollywood's biggest names today, tuesday, september 4th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" tuesday morning, i'm savannah guthrie in charlotte, north carolina. >> i'm matt lauer in new york. savannah, republicans had their moment in the spotlight last week. starting today, down there in charlotte, the democrats will try to grab some of that spotlight for themselves. >> that's right. this conve
NBC
Sep 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
a specific thing they wanted to do. michelle obama did the character. bill clinton did the unprecedented economic argument. and then president obama did the, you know, hey, the -- made the case for looking forward. each night seemed to have a theme that fit together. look at tampa. you did not have the same thing. it was all about trying to fix the likability ratings, but not a lot of memorable specific details for instance on what a mitt romney presidency would look like. >> yeah. and democrats have been chiding the republicans for not putting more meat on the bones on their ideas. on the other hand, the president's advisers promised there would be specifics in the speech. did you hear any new policy or substance? >> i heard nothing new. more of a -- you know, look, the incumbent trying to make the don't change horses in midstream and making the case that the same ideas he's been advocating that haven't been passed. he will now push to try to them be passed. you didn't hear, you know what, this is going to be how we'll deal with the debt and deficit or entitlement reform or how we'll de
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> all right. >> reporter: the new guidelines are supported by first lady michelle obama's campaign against childhood obesity. >> when we're talking about getting kids running around and playing again, it is important to understand that this isn't just about fun and games. this isn't a joke. it's about their health. >> reporter: schools can provide more servings of fruit, vegetables and low-fat milk for students who need additional calories. >> 850 calories is a nice lunch. that's filling. where the kids are saying they are hungry is several hours later for after-school sports and they don't have the energy to be able to do that. >> reporter: the "we are hungry" video has gotten more than 100,000 views since it was posted last week, a strong message from students who find their new lunch program hard to swallow. now in response to the parody a representative for the usda told nbc news the amount of food on a kid's plate is not much different than in years past. it's simply healthier. the new standards were developed using the latest science at the institute of medicine which determi
NBC
Sep 20, 2012 12:35am PDT
, michelle said that the couch was the best place for obama to sleep. [ laughter ] forgetting about someone? here's some more campaign news. in a new interview, mitt romney's said that "modern family" is his favorite tv show. yeah. [ light laughter ] he said he especially loves the two guys raising that little girl while they wait for the perfect wives to come along. he loves that -- [ laughter ] [ as romney ] "i don't know what the deal is with cam and mitchell. they seem like best friends why just can't seem to find the right gal." [ laughter ] in that same interview, romney said he doesn't watch "keeping up with the kardashians." no. because if romney wanted to see rich people say dumb things on camera, he could just watch himself in that video from the fundraiser again. [ laughter ] he's got that covered. he can do that. he's got that covered. [ applause ] this is kind of cool. a new report predicts that 75% of cars will be self-driving by the year 2040. or as lindsay lohan calls that, "too late." [ laughter ] too late, man. come on. this is interesting. researchers have discovered new
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